TONIGHT: The ABC 17 StormTrack Weather Team has issued Weather Alert Day for Wednesday night ahead of a chance for strong storms. A few storms between 6-9PM could carry an isolated tornado threat, but the main line of storms arrives after 9PM and wuickly races east. The Storm Prediction Center has us in a slight risk for severe weather through early Thursday morning. The main threats will be damaging winds up to 60mph with the line of storms, as well as large hail up to 1″ in diameter. Storms will linger into the overnight hours and the severe threat will diminish by sunrise Thursday.
EXTENDED: Showers linger into the early part of Thursday as the cold front continues to push east. Winds shift out of the northwest through early Thursday as temperatures will be dropping behind the front. Highs will be cooler in the mid 50s under cloudy skies. Skies slowly clear into Friday morning and afternoon as temperatures rebound back into the 60s. Easter weekend looks gorgeous with sunshine and highs in the 70s.
Stick with ABC 17 News on-air and online to get the latest forecast updates as the weather remains active this week.